Requesting an ASIC key

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Here are the steps you need to follow for requesting an ASIC key in your ASIC Connect account.

Step

Title

Description

1

Go to ASIC Connect and log in to your account

When you log in for the first time, you will be prompted to add any existing business names to your account.

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2

Select the Link a business/Request ASIC key option from the Do it now menu on the right-hand side of the screen

This will start the ASIC key request transaction.

3

Answer No to the first question, select Business name as business type, enter your business name and select Search name

This will display all business names with a similar name and the suburb, state and postcode of their service address.

4

Select the radio button to the left of your chosen business name and select Request an ASIC key

This will send the ASIC key request.

5

Confirmation

This will confirm your transaction has been submitted with ASIC.

Your ASIC key will then be sent to your business email address (within 24 hours).

The email will be sent from ASIC.transactions.no-reply@asic.gov.au.

To make sure the email does not get caught in junk mail, we recommend you add this email address to your safe senders list.

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What is an ASIC key?

Your ASIC key is a unique number used in ASIC Connect that helps us establish your identity and protects your business information by making sure only you and those you have authorised can access it.

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What is an AUSkey?

AUSkey is a single key to access government online services. In the future, you may no longer need different user IDs and passwords as AUSkey becomes accepted by more government agencies for their online services.

Learn more about AUSkeys

What is a corporate key?

A corporate key is an 8-digit number uniquely associated with a company’s ACN. Your company needs only one corporate key.

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Last updated: 05/05/2014 12:00